Daniel Mello is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. Mr. Mello represents clients in a variety of internet-based intellectual property matters, including trademark, copyright, trade secret, false advertising, unfair competition, domain name, and computer fraud and abuse claims. Mr. Mello also represents clients in complex, cross-border commercial litigations and government investigations. He is a member of Goodwin’s Cannabis practice, providing regulatory guidance to clients in the cannabis industry.

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Mr. Mello has experience in intellectual property litigation and has been involved in representing:

  • High-profile individuals implicated in employee mobility trade secret disputes;
  • Online entities attempting to protect, enforce, and/or defending their intellectual property; and
  • Complex cross-border litigations implicating differing laws from multiple nations.

Mr. Mello has also been actively involved in pro bono matters, including the representation of a prisoner in a case before the Supreme Court of the United States, drafting of an amicus brief in an immigration proceeding before the Ninth Circuit, counseling on legal name changes for transgender folks, and expunging clients’ criminal records.


While attending law school, Mr. Mello interned for the Honorable O. Rogeriee Thompson of the First Circuit. He also served as an articles editor of the Review of Banking and Financial Law. Mr. Mello won the Dean’s Award for top performance in Constitutional Law.

Prior to law school, Mr. Mello taught mathematics at Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School in Baltimore, Maryland as a 2013 Teach for America corps member.

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J.D., 2018
Boston University School of Law
(with honors in Intellectual Property)
M.S., 2015
The Johns Hopkins University School of Education

(with honors)

B.S.B.A., 2013
Boston University School of Management
(magna cum laude)





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